Movies like For Queen & Country

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For Queen & Country (1988)
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For Queen & Country (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A retired British soldier struggles to adjust to everyday life, with increasing difficulty.
Style: rough, bleak, gloomy, serious, realistic, disturbing
Plot: soldier, racism, interracial relations, military, battles, sexual abuse, fighting the system, injustice, life is a bitch, rebellion, human spirit, hopes, urban ghetto life, unemployment, society, urban, working class, buddies, military life, city life, leadership, social decay, urban ghetto, sniper, fight ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, london, ireland, europe

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, rough and suspenseful films with plots about society, life is a bitch, crimes, racism, crime, murder and violence mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres. Some movies like For Queen & Country: Civil Brand (2002), Charlie (2004), Enemy Territory (1987), Made in Britain (1982), Sucker Free City (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Civil Brand (2002)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Forced to work under slave-like conditions in a "prison for profit" program, the inmates of a mostly-African-American female prison, Whitehead Correctional, try to take over the institution. At the core of the story is Frances, who finds ...
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, tense, thought provoking ...
Plot: friendship, prison, injustice, social decay, human spirit, prison life, juvenile delinquency, hopes, racism, sexual abuse, criminal heroes, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
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95%
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Charlie (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Set in Post World War II Britain, chronicles the rise and fall of real life British crime lord Charlie Richardson.
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courtroom drama, gang, prison life, prison, racism, heist, tough heroes, rise and fall, fighting the system, rebellion, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: 60s
Place: south africa, london, europe, england, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
Enemy Territory (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An insurance salesman inadvertently gets trapped after dark in an apartment building that is terrorized by a street gang called "The Vampires."
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, gang, confined, crimes, vampire, deadly, society, danger, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, ghetto, racial injustice ...
Time: 80s
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82%
Made in Britain (1982)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Trevor sometimes-violent skinhead with no regard for authority, and would rather spend his time stealing cars than sitting in the detention centre to which he is sent. His social worker, Harry Parker, tries to do his best, but Trevor is only ...
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious ...
Plot: skinhead, racism, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, social worker, police, prison, kids in trouble, society, rebellion, crimes, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
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Sucker Free City (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The film follows three young men as they are drawn into lives of crime. Nick (Crowley) uses his entry-level corporate job to commit credit card fraud and deals drugs on the side. K-Luv (Mackie) is a member of the "V-Dubs", an ...
Style: realistic, rough, serious, bleak, tense
Plot: gang, life is a bitch, gangsters, social decay, racism, juvenile delinquency, crimes, police investigation, dishonesty, drug dealing, law enforcement, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
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75%
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Corrupt (1999)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 69 min.
Story: After decades of terror, two deadly street gangs reach a delicate truce and young MJ (Silkk the Shocker) sees a way out of the hood once and for all. Only Corrupt (Ice-T) stands in MJ's way, resulting into a violent and brutal roller coaster ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, inner city, urban setting, youth, crime, criminal heroes, going straight, life is a bitch, juvenile delinquency, urban, crimes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Assault at West Point: The Court-Martial of Johnson Whittaker (1994)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of Johnson Whittaker, one of the first African-American cadets admitted to West Point. Tied down and beaten by his fellow cadets
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: racism, courtroom, courtroom drama, military, army investigation, fighting the system, leadership, military life, uncover truth, interracial relations, discrimination, false accusation ...
Time: 90s
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73%
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Gang in Blue (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A black police officer discovers a cell of white supremacist vigilantes within his department.
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, racism, police, corruption, investigation, gang, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, rivalry, crimes, society, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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The Young Savages (1961)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A district attorney investigates the racially charged case of three teenagers accused of the murder of a blind Puerto Rican boy.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, cynical, suspenseful ...
Plot: racism, murder, gang, juvenile delinquent, legal investigation, juvenile delinquency, dedicated lawyer, crimes, jazz, urban ghetto life, social decay, urban ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 60s
Place: harlem, new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.1
 499
Fighting Back (1982)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's a hard crime story about a Philadelphia shop owner who has enough of the criminals' violences and ravages. He organizes a patrol of civil people. It all starts to go wrong because his team's actions are taken as racial ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, racism, interracial relations, store, law enforcement, deadly, criminal heroes, terrorism, city life, urban, death wish ...
Time: 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Clubbed (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An underworld drama set in the early 1980s, about a lonely factory worker whose life is transformed when he becomes a nightclub doorman.
Style: psychological, rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: working class, drug dealing, drug dealer, nightclub, clubbing, beaten to death, crimes, society, bouncer, friendship, social decay, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Final Comedown (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Black revolutionaries take action in the white suburbs.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, racism, interracial relations, crimes, life is a bitch, society, state affairs, politics, dishonesty, betrayal, rebellion, suburbs ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
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63%
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Johnny Was (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Johnny Doyle escapes a violent past in Ireland to lie low in London, until his former mentor Flynn breaks out of Brixton Prison...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, rough, neo noir ...
Plot: gangsters, danger, dishonesty, crimes, drug abuse, haunted by the past, drug dealing, criminal heroes, starting over, rivalry, reggae, greed ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, ireland, europe, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Spook Who Sat by the Door (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A black man plays Uncle Tom in order to gain access to CIA training, then uses that knowledge to plot a new American Revolution.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, biting ...
Plot: racism, interracial relations, terrorism, rebellion, gang, ghost, fighting the system, politics, revolution, cia, idealism, social decay ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Brotherhood of Death (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of Black soldiers are home from the war and head to a small Southern town. The town is dominated by a group of Klansmen who keep the Black majority from voting or being treated like human beings. However, these newcomers convince the local ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vietnam war, racism, revenge, ku klux klan, interracial relations, vengeance, injustice, social decay, rivalry, deadly, rebellion ...
Time: 70s
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56%
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Cass (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The incredible true story of how an orphaned Jamaican baby, adopted by an elderly white couple and brought up in an all white area of London, became one of the most feared and respected men in Britain.
Style: psychological, rough, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: racism, adoption, interracial relations, self discovery, rise to the top, going straight, lifestyle, parents and children, direction and purpose, machismo, rebellion, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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A Prayer for the Dying (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jack Higgins' straightforward thriller about a guilt-ridden IRA bomber forced into "one last job"
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: redemption, on the run, gangsters, haunted by the past, clergy, crimes, going straight, terrorism, crime boss, ex soldier, one last job, anti hero ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Shoot on Sight (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tariq Ali, a Muslim police officer of Scotland Yard, is asked to hunt-down suspected suicide-bombers against the backdrop of July 7 bombings in London. Tariq's task gets complicated as an innocent Muslim is killed by the commando shooters of ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: terrorism, police investigation, culture clash, religions or cults, life is a bitch, deadly, investigation, husband wife relationship, death, politics, murder, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, scotland yard
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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State Property (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Frustrated with being broke, Beans decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, crimes, drug dealing, family life, social decay, urban ghetto life, rise and fall, criminal heroes, buddies, friendship, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, memphis
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Children of Wax (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of a violent gang war, the police commissioner must find who is killing young children before the next innocent victim dies.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, cult film
Plot: gang, drug dealing, racism, urban ghetto life, dishonesty, unlikely partners, crimes, deadly, gang violence, immigrants, serial killer, society ...
Time: contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Sket (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a young woman is cruelly and indiscriminately attacked by a notorious gang led by the violent Trey, her little 16 year old sister Kayla wants revenge and will stop at nothing to get it, even if it means joining a rival girl gang led by the ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: gang, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, vengeance, social decay, urban ghetto life, crimes, society, life is a bitch, rivalry, criminal heroes, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Adulthood (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After serving six years for killing his schoolmate, a young man learns that someone is out for revenge.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, gloomy, bleak
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: urban ghetto life, gang, society, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, criminal's revenge, crimes, youth, starting over, urban ghetto, vengeance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england, london
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47%
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Hot Boyz (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Injustice begets a criminal. Kool is an artist without prospects, a black belt in karate, and in love with LaShawna, poised and college bound. One night she witnesses a stabbing and discovers the victim is a cop as he dies in her arms. She's ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, racism, gangsters, police investigation, crime, crimes, life is a bitch, false accusation, social decay, murder, police corruption, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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'71 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young British soldier must find his way back to safety after his unit accidentally abandons him during a riot in the streets of Belfast.
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, ira, survival, terrorism, military, riot, explosion, danger, irish republican army, war, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: ireland, england, london, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.7
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Training Day (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
Style: tense, realistic, neo noir, harsh, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, lone hero, mentor, african american, rookie, police brutality, gunfight, war on drugs, gang member, russian mafia, latinos, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Higher Learning (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Malik (Omar Epps) is an African-American student attending on a track scholarship; academics are not his strong suit, and he goes in thinking that his athletic abilities will earn him a free ride through college. Fudge (Ice Cube), a ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, serious, emotional, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: racism, resentment, college, rejection, politics, injustice, society, college life, self discovery, student life, university, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Chained Heat (1983)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Linda Blair plays Carol, a young woman who must serve 18 months in prison after drink driving and killing a man. The prison turns out to be brimming with decadence, corruption and sleaze, where the other female inmates are sadistic crack-selling ...
Style: sexual, bleak, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: sexual abuse, sadism, prison, racism, prostitute, women's prison, captivity, lesbian sex, sexploitation, deadly, crime, misfit ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 1K
The Klansman (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A small southern town has just been rocked by a tragedy: a young woman has been violently raped. The white town fathers immediately declare that the attacker had to be black, and place the blame on Garth, a young black man. Assuming that the men in ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Plot: interracial relations, small town, false accusation, racism, ku klux klan, deadly, opposites attract, legal action, courtroom drama, teenage life, vengeance, social decay ...
Time: 70s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Exterminator (1980)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man's best friend is killed on the streets of New York. The man (Robert Ginty) then transforms into a violent killer, turning New York into a great war zone and Christopher George is the only one to stop him.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilantism, vigilante, chase, murder, police investigation, revenge, vengeance, gory, crimes, fighting the system, deadly, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: vietnam, new york, asia, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.5
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Streamers (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Four young recruits about to be sent to Vietnam confront their prejudicial feelings toward one another when it's learned one of them is homosexual.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: military, vietnam war, racism, soldier, injustice, military life, u.s. military, u.s. army, prejudice, peer pressure, gay slur, barracks ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%